Lord of the Flies – Ralph Considers Alliances

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Ralph Considers Alliances

While the hunting party is away Ralph talks to Piggie and Simon.  These are the only three who have not painted their bodies.  Ralph realizes Piggy is a critical member of his cabinet, but fails to give him the credit he deserves.  In addition, while Ralph does not overtly put Simon down for his differences, he also does not embrace this diversity and use it to his advantage.  He had the opportunity to form the perfect team to lead the inhabitants of the island, but his ego stood in the way.

Ralph with Simon and Piggie in Lord of the Flies

Ralph contemplates his situation

black and white image of beautiful shirtless teen boy

Simon is very beautiful and is a caring soul, yet Ralph refuses to embrace him in his strategy


Analysis coming soon!

End of “Ralph Considers Alliances”

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Christopher Ryan is an international photographer specializing in conceptual portraits in unique environments, such as abandoned buildings and picturesque landscapes. His work breaks the barriers of race, age, and geographic location, capturing the energy and exuberance of the human form. He was influenced by his unusual upbringing in the American South. He seeks to retain the virtues of Southern Charm while abandoning pre-conceived notions of prejudice.